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Bicyclist killed crossing Orange Blossom Trail

Posted on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:34 am

A bicyclist was hit and killed by a vehicle in Osceola County early Thursday morning after he attempted to cross Orange Blossom Trail.

According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Alfred Hollowell, 58, of Florida City, was riding a bicycle southbound on Orange Blossom Trail, north of Osceola Parkway at about 1:45 a.m., when he attempted to cross the road.

Hollowell biked into the path of a 2000 Toyota vehicle driven by Erik Barrows, of St. Cloud.  The front of the car struck Hollowell, who was pronounced dead by the Orange-Osceola Medical Examiner’s Office. The crash remains under investigation.